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|Nursing a Viper|
Nursing a Viper, 1909, directed by D.W. Griffith, Camera by Billy Bitzer. Griffith is pretty much out of his depth when he tries the French Revolution, though he did it some years later in the feature, "Orphans of the Storm"
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|The Oath and the Man - D W Griffith|
The Oath and the Man was directed by D W Griffith in 1910. Griffith is often out of his depth when he goes far back in history. Herein he trivializes the French revolution. Before you criticize him, though, remember he was making two or three of these a week. If you get a few laughs, you will be laughing at it not with it
Keywords: French; revolution; silents
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|"Orphans of the Storm" (1921) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer|
"Orphans of the Storm" is a historical drama directed by D. W. Griffith starring Lillian Gish. This film illustrates the work of cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. The events in the film occur before and during the French revolution of 1789, which was caused by the extreme societal inequalities, with aristocracy enjoying unlimited privileges and the common people deprived of human rights and often doomed to starvation.A young woman with an aristocratic background beco...
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